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Kassia's abc book of north carolina

  1. 1. ABC book of North Carolina By:Kassia Tuura
  2. 2. A is for Albermarle Sound Most of the water in the Albermarle Sound is brackish or fresh The Algonquian Indians came to the Albermarle Sound before the English settlers In late spring farmers would fish for striped bass,shad,and herring fish in the Albermarle Sound C:Documents and Settingsasus20My DocumentsThe Albemarle Sound The Historic Albemarle Region Of North Carolina - Edenton, Elizabeth City, Currituck____.htm
  3. 3. B is for Black Bear Black bears can grow up to be 5-6 ft tall Male black bears are called boars and females are called sows Black bears are omnivores(They eat meat and plants) http://ncpedia.org/wildlife/black-bear
  4. 4. C is for Colonial Spanish Mustang In 2010 the Colonial Spanish Mustang was North Carolinas official horse They live in North Carolinas Currituck Outer Banks Theyve survived centuries of hurricanes,fierce winters,and swarms of biting insects C:Documents and Settingsasus20My DocumentsNCpedia.mht
  5. 5. D is for Dogwood In 1941 the dogwood tree flower was the official state flower of North Carolina There are 3 different species of dogwood in North Carolina The bark of the dogwood tree was used for fevers and malaria http://ncpedia.org/symbols/flower
  6. 6. E is for Elizabeth Hanford Dole Elizabeth Hanford Dole was an American public official She had 3 government postions She was elected U.S. Senate from North Carolina http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0815790.html
  7. 7. F is for Fraser Fir The tree was named for John Fraser a Scot botanist Most of the time Fraser Fir is known as “She balsam” A Fraser Fir can grow up to be 80 ft tall http://www.mtrogersfraserfir.org/fraserfir.html
  8. 8. G is for Grandfather Mountain Grandfather Mountain is one of the highest peaks in Blue Ridge Mountain range There are habitats for bears, cougars, otters, Golden Eagles, and deer It can be 20 degrees cooler than Asheville http://www.romanticasheville.com/grandfather.htm
  9. 9. H is for Honey Bee Honey bees reached Native America by English vessels There honey was used as a salve on burns and to treat arthritis The honey bee was North Carolinas state insect in 1917 C:Documents and Settingsasus20My DocumentsNCpedia.mht
  10. 10. I is for Isabella Moth Caterpillar Before winter the Isabella Moth Caterpillar feeds on low growing plants It has a familiar band like the Wooly Bear Caterpillars band It can also be seen running across roads in October http://eweb.furman.edu/~snyderjohn/tatum/335-336.htm
  11. 11. J is for Jockeys Ridge Jockeys Ridge is the tallest natural sand dune in the Eastern United States Its located in Nags Head North Carolina Outer Banks Red and Gray foxes,rabbits,deer, racoons,and mice visit Jockeys Ridge at night C:Documents and Settingsasus20My DocumentsJockeys Ridge State Park.mhtCol http://www.jockeysridgestatepark.com/wildlife.htmlumn321
  12. 12. K is for Kitty Hawk Kitty Hawk is located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina Its woods have a lot of plant and animal life The Write Brothers spent three years in Kitty Hawk http://www.townofkittyhawk.org/
  13. 13. L is for Lost Colony Over 400 years ago women,men,and children from England settled on Roanoke Island and vanished 2 years later Most houses were built with wood and some with bricks The settlers came to late because it was very close to winter and there supplies wouldnt last all winter http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/roanoke1.ht m C:Documents and Settingsatsus20My DocumentsThe Lost Colony.mh
  14. 14. M is for Milk Milk became North Carolinas state beverage in 1987 North Carolina ranks 31st among dairy producing Milk is a source of protein,calcium,and several other nutrients http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/North_Carolina/beveragemilk.html
  15. 15. N is for New River New River is said to be the oldest river in the world The North Fork and South Fork River attach and form the New River The New River was named by Peter Jefferson in 1749 http://travelwesternnc.com/new_river_state_park.html
  16. 16. O is for Ocracoke Lighthouse The Ocracoke Lighthouse is the oldest operating lighthouse in North Carolina A 54 ft wooden tower was built on the point of the Ocracoke Inlet soon afterward it shifted and was replaced by a light vessel Ocracoke Island can be reached by a free ferry http://www.outerbanks.org/outerbanks-lighthouses/
  17. 17. P is for Plott Hound The Plott Hound was North Carolinas official state dog in 1989 The Plott Hound is a legendary hunting dog The Plott Hound is athletic,muscular,and agile dog http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/North_Carolina/dog-plott- hound.html
  18. 18. Q is for Queen Annes Revenge Queen Annes Revenge was Black Beards flagship Black Beard lost his flagship while trying to go into Beaufort Inlet Before Black Beard renamed his flagship to Queen Annes Revenge before its name was La Concorde http://www.qaronline.org/History/historyintro.htm
  19. 19. R is for the Red Drum Fish In 1971 the Red Drum became the official state fish of North Carolina The Red Drum are usually found in Tar Heel coastal waters They have been found weighing up to 74 pounds http://ncpedia.org/symbols/saltwaterfish
  20. 20. S is for Strawberry The Strawberry became North Carolinas state Berry in 2001 Strawberries are high on Vitamin C and A 1 cup of fresh Strawberries equals 60 calories http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/North_Caroli na/berry_red.html
  21. 21. T is for Tobacco Tobacco has been one of the most important industries in North Carolina Settlers from Virginia tried to grow tobacco and other plants in the dry sandy soil in 1663 The Europeans who lived in North Carolina thought tobacco was a luxury http://www.soc.duke.edu/NC_GlobalEconomy/tobacco/overview.shtml
  22. 22. U is for University of North Carolina In 1789 the University of North Carolina was the first University in the United States Today the University of North Carolina is a multi- campus University Its the nations first public residential high school C:Documents and Settingsasus20My DocumentsUniversity of North Carolina.mht
  23. 23. V is for Venus Flytrap In 2005 the Venus Flytrap was North Carolinas state carnivorous plant It closes when its bristle are brushed by a fly or small insects It takes 3 days to 2 weeks to digest its food http://ncpedia.org/symbols/carnivorousplant
  24. 24. W is for the Wright Brothers Their names were Wilbur and Orville Wright In 1903the Wright Brothers had a their first successful flight Their successful flight took place in Kitty Hawk http://airandspace.si.edu/wrightbrothers/who/1859/index.cfm
  25. 25. X is for X-ing Out X from my ABC Book Were so close to the End! Yippee!!!
  26. 26. Y is for Yadkin River The Yadkin River Greenway was created by citizen volunteers, landowners,and the governments of Wilkes County,North Wilksboro,the state of North Carolina,and Wilksboro They began to make the Greenway in 1994(The First Phase) It opened on May 18,2002 http://www.yadkinrivergreenway.com/index.php
  27. 27. Z is for N.C. Zoo There are more then 200 species of animals in the zoo There are lots of exhibits and places you can visit like Lemur Island You can walk in different continents see what animals live there http://www.nczoo.org/visit/zoomaps.html
  28. 28. The EndHope you Enjoyed

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